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Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
quote pentagon metro station. leaves on the track caught fire in the tunnel somehow and that created a lot of smoke. firefighters are there. right now trains are single tracking between pentagon station and lean faint plaza. expect delays both direction -- l'enfant plaza. expect delays both directions on the blue and yellow lines. good evening. we are just hours away from the first and only vice presidential debate joe biden under pressure to do well after president obama's lackluster performance last week. we've got anita brikman live with the story from mclean but begin with a preview. >> reporter: both vice president joe
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
terrible story. why is team obama and the pentagon not helping our fighting men and women cast their absentee ballots? we will have that story. >>> the day after mitt romney politely and respectfully cleaned obama's clock president obama tried to quickly turn the page. cnbc's amin javers has more. >> reporter: the day after the debate strategy tells you which campaign this they won last night and which did not win. mitt romney spoke on tv after the network newscasts had gone on the air. that forced the tv networks through the day and the evening broadcast this is evening to use pictures from last night's debate again and again. president barack obama, however, had two rallies including one in denver, colorado where he had sort of a chance to do a do-over from last night. take a listen. >> when i got onto the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. but it couldn't have been mitt romney, because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. the fellow on stage last night
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
pentagon has not spent the estimated 15-20 million dollars per year needed to establish the voting assistance offices that dod is required by law to set up at all installations. the record told fox news that it complies fully with the loss. >> it is the best it has ever been. we have all of the different methods and means at our disposal. we have the great web site with on-line that will walk folks through. we have a download. >> listen up it's not too late to request, e receive and cast your absentee ballot. go to or hero's hero's >> as long as there's an on-line wizard. >> that leads us to our question of the day. this is what we would like you to brew on. is the pentagon doing enough to help the military vote sevenltd over the comments. you can tweet them to us at fox friends first or shoot us an e-mail at it is 18 minutes after the hour. a whole lot of us are making less money but we are spending more money. in these tough economic times. vera gibbons is here to help you save when you are making less money. >> country ov
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Oct 27, 2012 2:30pm EDT
department has a lot of bloat, if we're going to cut domestic spending, shouldn't the pentagon take a hit, too? >> well, only can'ts to are fifth of federal spending. take half of the reductions in the sequester and the previous budget plans as well. the problem is the pentagon -- bob gates was the previous pentagon chief said you need 2% growth to fix the ships. >> the increased in the cost of living. >> and they have over the last decade we have been involved in wars in afghanistan and iraq. a lot of tanks and ships haven't been maintained in that time. we're also the only superpower in the world so it's true the u.s. does spend more than the next ten countries combined but we also are asked to do a lot more than anyone else. >> dan? >> well, i think for years the democratic party looked as the defense budget the big rock candy mountain. a lot of money to transfer to domestic spending. the president keeps saying the money spent on iraq and afghanistan is going to be reprogrammed into domestic investment. and that i think is what they would like to do down the road but the rest -- mu
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Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
computer systems. >> this is very interesting. clearly this is the pentagon conclusion as leaked, conveniently, to the "new york times" i don't have any doubt our cyber warfare capabilities are better than iran's but remember who iran's allies are. china and russia. it's been the view of the military and intelligence community that china has the most advanced volusia warfare community. this is be a excellent for them to share their intelligence and research our capabilities. as our sanctions continue, i think we need to be worried that iran is not going to sit placidly and let the economic sanctions slap them around. they're going to respond and perhaps they already have. >> that's really encouraging. [ laughter ] embassador, always good to see you. >> thank you. >> we'll have more on the congressional investigation into the libya attack. >>> republican congressman peter king will be here and we ask him but the house hearing that took place on the hill this past week. and if the senate committee plans to launch it's own bipartisan investigation. >>> we get to the race for the whi
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Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm EDT
their requests is refused. special forth are ready in italy but pentagon officials later express concern by putting them in harms away. stationed thousand miles away are attack helicopters. strafing the street was not an option for fear of civilian casualties. back at the mission, they enter the building and find the body of stevens slumped on the floor. >> they don't know who he is. they drag him out threw a window. his eyes are did a dazed. someone says she is breathing. crowd is relieved. cheering, allah akbar. god a great. around 1:00 a.m. ambassador stevens is brought by car here to the benghazi medical center where doctors tried to resuscitate him for 45 minutes. he dies of severe asphyxiation. the fight has been going on for over four hours and drone overhead is running out of fuel. a second is sent. officials delay them for 45 minutes. negotiating over who will escort them. they arrive at c.i.a. annex around 3:00 a&m. around 4:00 a.m. this annex compound is hit by another wave of attacks. it's described as planned and precise. a round of mortar fire targeting a roof well
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the fingers point straight to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama campaign is hitting this area hard with campaign ads about women's issues. "special report" continues after the break. [ male announcer ] there are only so many foods that make kids happy. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and bite sized ch
Oct 9, 2012 1:00am PDT
interview is the highest ranking woman in the history of the pentagon. very excited for this interview. that's straight ahead. stay with us. [ heart beating, monitor beeping ] woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. >>> okay. chart imitates life. this is what we have been spending on our military over time. this is the base budget for the pentagon. the website posted this today. the first spike, that's military spending going up, going way up for the korean war and then you see it comes back down again. the second spike, that's military spending going way up for the vietnam war and then it comes back down again. the third spike, that's the cold war, giant arm's race buildup and the soviet union starts to collapse into 1991 and
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
going to cut the deficit, please. he wants $2 trillion in new defense spending that the pentagon didn't ask for. a 5 trillion-dollar tax cut wealthy that he won't say how he will pay for. >> i spoke to two different officials with the president, he said he was very calm, very cool, getting downtown in his hotel right now. remarkable to be calm this calm right now knowing so much is on the line, shep. >> shepard: a lot in deed. ed henry live in denver. let's bring in chris wallace. have you spoken to both camps today, what did you learn? >> i have been working the phones trying to get a preview and the most interesting thing i learned is that the romney camp says that their guy is going to really go on offense when it comes to the obama record. they had noticed in the polls that people are getting a little bit more optimistic about the economy, that romney is losing some of his edge in the polls on who would handle the economy better. so they say he is really going to take it to obama on the obama record over these past four years. and one of the points they are going to make is h
Oct 21, 2012 8:00pm EDT
key origins of our american bureaucracy fought amongst one another. we had wars within the pentagon. you would think if you were sending more troops to afghanistan, those troops would go the places that are most critical. the places the taliban were seeking to take over. the places most at risk to insurgent gains and potentially a takeover of that country. instead, we wound up sending the first wave of new forces to a part of the country will relatively few people, and i discovered the answer was simply, tribal rivalries. not in afghanistan but in the pentagon. the first wave of troops were u.s. marines and they wanted to bring their own helicopters, their own logistics units and didn't want to work with u.s. army soldiers in the areas in and around the city of kandahar, and here was this tale of our own services fighting with each other instead of fighting in common purpose against the enemy. and the stories go on. there was internal fighting within the state department, within the u.s. agency for international development. in one other tale i recount in the book, we had some real
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
white house and the pentagon and state department trying to find out what happened that kennedy said we are not going to open the top on this. we have to carefully controlled information that gets out there. so that control story is hitting the press but it also annoys the press because the press doesn't want to beef given that information does want to consider itself as propaganda -- see you end up with this massive backlash from reporters and it drags on for months. it is parked in particular by the assistant secretary of offense. he actually became quite -- because he was a chief the chief spokesman for the pentagon. you get him on record and perhaps you was too tired, don't nobody told a reporter yes of course the government uses information as a weapon in times of crisis which everyone knew but no one actually wanted to say it. and so the pentagon spokesman had gone on record and the sparked massive outcry from the press about news management and the kennedys administration is manipulating the news. >> host: this is an enduring subject of interest in press briefs in foreign affa
Oct 20, 2012 11:30pm EDT
gotten answers from the pentagon. >> i'm troubled by the way this incident is left folding, unfolding because for all of the president's talk about wanting to get information to the american people, they're not being responsive. >> and peter king, the chairman of the house homeland security committee wrote to president obama and asking him to release the intelligence documents related to the attack. >>> "the washington post" is out with some hot-button election year issues. they ask maryland voter whether they share a ballot on that and he was supposed to join us yesterday morning to talk about the results. >> let's get to the numbers that came on the. the poll on gambling. >> right. >> came out this moring and let's look at the numbers on the screen and what are your thoughts on about this and where the state stand now on gambling in. >> it's a statistical dead hot. among lightly voters have the nose -- and the margin of error and it's a dead heat among registered voters and this is looks like it's going to go to the wire and this would add table games like craps and roulette and bla
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Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the year. lockheed martin coming out bullish. rich edson has the whole story live at the pentagon. don't miss it. ♪ you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. ♪ >> i'm robert gray with your fox business brief. wall street continues to struggle with less than 30 minutes in the trading game. investors skittish of the return of the upcoming earnings season. spain's prospect for a bailout request and possible sovereign credit rating downgrade. right now the dow is off 46 points, the nasdaq now slightly higher. liberty media will soon find out how its takeover bid for serious ex-im is being received. the federal communications commission has set a november 1st deadline for anyone opposing the deal to buy an initial protest w
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
are being denied the right to vote. it's outrageous. why is team obama and the pentagon not helping our fighting men and women cast their absentee ballots? here's kendra rotunda of the military protection voter project. >> this is clearly frustrating their right, their opportunity to be able to cast a ballot this election year. the pentagon frank live seems not to care very much. the pentagon's response is let's wait until after the election and see how things turn out and after the election is too late. >> it is all wrong. we called the pentagon for a response. here's what they had to say "more than 200 installation voter assistance officers exist around the globe. in addition, unit voting assistance officers are available to every unit in every service all over the world. we encourage voters to double-check state-specific deadlines. miss rotunda told us and supplied numbers that absentee ballot voting by military voting is down 50%, 60% and 70% in key battleground states. there is something fishy going on here. we are going to stay with that story. now, next up on tonight's show,
Oct 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
this race took. they started here near the pentagon, crossed the memorial bridge. they took a circuit by the lincoln memorial. an iconic ruth, up to the west end of the capital, and back down to the title basin, and now across the 14th street bridge to make their way back here to the south end of the pentagon where the race is ending. and of course some of the street closures are still going on there because the last of those runners are making their way across the last of the course, and of course, again, you're encouraged to take an alternate root. now, benefits of this race go to benefit military families and their leisure and vacation efforts and things like that. shadow races are being held in other parts of the world where troops are deployed by cannot take part. 30,000 runners, started with 1300 runners just 30 years ago. it's growing and will be even larger next year. live at the pentagon, derek ward -- >> and those finishing right now are averaging about a seven minute mile, pretty impressive stuff. >> yes, some of the runners use this to warm up for longer races, others it's
Oct 22, 2012 1:15am EDT
nidal per gries served in afghanistan one year-ago then the pentagon. also at camp with juneut and ina in south bend indiana. te >> what are the tensions? there is said dependent relationship? of >> i would not say that nowtoo but you can hide in the past re with that too much work in the present but it is a? su remarkable success story. nes in this interesting in the 40's the navy says we take??? care of you.??????? ? pay for the equipment that you use. you should be happy that we are here. after the amphibious forces the story changes. now they say don't cut the funding you don't of the ?rine task forces.??????? it is a little reverse.????? the institutional power is??? radically different.????? 3% of active duty.????? today there are 200,000.r 14% of the armed forces.officeit there was no public 194 relations i don't take anybody will lead disagree. prestigious by all accounts. this is evidence of their ability to create powerful said billy and military alliances to protect the interest wartime and peace. >> host: the term marin
Oct 19, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. >>> the pentagon fights back after a female soldier sues for being left off the front lines and i'll speak with her live. >>> plus, american spies reportedly want more drones. what the cia is asking of the white house. >>> and the attack in benghazi, new questions today about what the intelligence community knew and when. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! -oh, that's just my buds. -bacon. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] donuts. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? okay. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one anncr: every president inherits few have faced so many. four years later... our enemies have been brought to justice. our heroes are comi
Oct 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
president has already cut projected pentagon spending by $487 billion over ten years and will keep actual spending flat. that's still enough, he says, to keep the military the strongest on earth. >> we spend more on our military than the next ten countries combined-- china, russia, france, united kingdom, you name it, next ten. >> reporter: but romney proposes a buildup of ground forces, air forces, and the navy. he would build 15 new warships every year compared to the president's nine and increase defense spending by more than $2 trillion over ten years according to independent estimates. >> so we have to make decisions based upon uncertainty and that means are a strong military. i will not cut our military budget. >> reporter: last night, romney's claim that the navy is too small and the president's response was a clear snapshot of their differences. >> our navy is smaller now than any time since 1917. >> you mentioned the navy, for example and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military
Oct 21, 2012 2:50am EDT
freeze alone will solve the problem of the deficit. so, let's turn to defense for a moment. pentagon officials tell us that there is not enough money in the budget to handle military readiness, preparedness, as well as new weapons systems that have been proposed, as well as those already in the pipeline. you were asked in the first debate what new weapons systems you would cut. you mentioned three that had already been canceled. can you tonight share with us three new weapons systems that you could? >> if i knew of three new weapons systems that i thought were purely waste and weren't protected by the congress, they wouldn't be in the budget. they would not be in the budget, but you want one now? i'll give you one, that hmet, that heavy truck, that's cost -- what is it -- $850 million and the pentagon didn't request it and, yet, a member of congress, a very powerful one, put it in the budget. i think we can save money through this whole very sophisticated concept, andrea, that i know you do understand of competitive strategies. it is new and it is very, very different than what's hap
Comedy Central
Oct 25, 2012 1:00am PDT
advanced that it exists but human eyes cannot see it. stealth paper! [laughter] well played, pentagon, well played. although, to be fair to the pentagon and the department of defense, this is only our 240th year of fighting wars. so new issues are always going to arise, like what to do with the people who fought for you afterwards. look, all armies face this, except oddly enough the kiss army, were for just $110, kiss army members receive full certification, attesting that they are capable of not only knock ternal rocking, but everyday partying, skills recognized by all 50 states. [cheering and applause] look, here's the other thing. maybe it's time we point the finger at veterans themselves. what gave these veterans the idea that their military skills would be transferable to the real world in the first place? >> the strength to build a better future can be found in the army, with leadership skills and training in over 150 careers, 150 careers in the strengths america's top employers are looking for. >> jon: oh, right. [laughter] [bleeped] we'll be right back. >> welcome back. so bef
Oct 23, 2012 1:35am EDT
romney says. >> of course, it's president obama's pentagon, exactly what he wants. it is not entirely true that obama's budget has gone up every year. the pentagon controller says in 2012 the budget went down by about $5 billion, an install decrease. >> is it not the reshaping of this military and what the president sees as it's future pass versus mitt romney. >> romney is looking for a much broader increase in defense spending. obama sees it as time to start ramping down the size of our military. and as he says, we don't have bayonets and horses anymore. that's where he sees the opportunity for spending cuts. >> coming up, we're going to talk about differences in how they approach the world stage as well and the potential or the possibility that obama has been on an apology tore -- tour. we're going to fact check that coming up. >> virginia that is one of the critical battleground is states and that's why andrea mccarren is chris crosse the state. and she is in roanoke tonight. what are they saying? >> mow matter where -- no matter where you live, this is a historic election. it is s
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm PDT
highest ranking woman in the history of the pentagon. very excited for this interview. that's straight ahead. >>> okay. chart imitates life. this is what we have been spending on our military over time. this is the base budget for the pentagon. the website posted this today. the first spike, that's military spending going up, going way up for the korean war and then you see it comes back down again. the second spike, that's military spending going way up for the vietnam war and then it comes back down again. the third spike, that's the cold war, giant arm's race buildup and the soviet union starts to collapse into 1991 and our post-cold war spending comes back down. then the terrorist attack in september 2001 and the spending goes back up. the reason this does not show it going through the roof is because for the whole bush administration they did not count the spending on the wars in iraq and afghanistan as if it were defense spending. they did it as an emergency so this is just the base defense budget. this just shows how the base defense budget went up after 9/11, not including that
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm EDT
pentagon. very excited for this interview. that's straight ahead. stay with us. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung function. get your first full prescription free and save on refills at >>> okay. chart imitates life. this is what we have been spending on our military over time. this is the base budget for the pentagon. the website
Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm EDT
kennedy in the oval office that an american sur valance plane, the pentagon told him a surveillance plane may have been shot down. kennedy has the recorder rolling, gets on phone, and talking to bobby kennedy, and kennedy, at this point, thinks, okay, we think a plane is shot down. now, what do we do? he's going through, you know, do air strikes? thinking about all these things about the political pressure to be faced with when this comes out, and so it's one of those remarkable moments you get to hear a president in realtime struggling through, okay, now what do we do? do we, you know, retaliate? send our planes over, nox out the airfields? something like that? it would have reinflamed the crisis. it was a false alarm. they scrambled, but they had not shot down the plane. you get windows and remarkable sense of what kennedy is facing, and this is a week after the 13 days. you get a sense of how close military action was during this period. >> one thing that's clear through the years, kennedy was acutely airful of escalation and how future generations look if they lost control of th
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Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm PDT
contracts doesn't get more money. ike was a soldier, he had been at the pentagon. he used to talk about those boys down at the pentagon. he knew that they sometimes-- he wanted to dial that back and he was worried that civilian politician was didn't know better would get sucked in by the military. >> stephen: he said that as he was going out the door, right. >> yeah. >> stephen: why didn't he say it while he was president and could do something about it. >> de do something about it. >> stephen: what did he do. >> military spending under ike went down, not up. even though-- . >> stephen: really? >> he kupt into his own service because he didn't want to use them. he cut into them. he built up nuclear bombers and missiles because he had to, because that is what the rush arnes were doing but he spent less on his own service. he was brave in doing that his own army was mad at him. >> stephen: what do you think ike would do about some of the present military conundrums we're facing. if he didn't go into hungary would he go into syria? >> no. he was an all or nothing guy. he didn't belie
Oct 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >> leon panetta said the pentagon did not have enough information to use military force when the u.s. consulate in been yazy was attacked. the obama administration is facing criticism that left ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans dead. david martin reports. >> reporter: two and a half hours after the attack began a drone was diverted to the consulate in benghazi. that plus a second unarmed drone dispatched four hours and 15 minutes later were the only military forces sent to the scene of the attack. commandos were dispatched from europe to sigonella, sicily. by the time they got there the attack in benghazi was over. leon panetta defended the response saying the situation on the ground was too confusing. >> you don't deploy forces into harm's way without knowing what's going on, without having some real-time information about what's taking place. >> reporter: he said senior officers including general carter hamm and general martin dempsey all opposed military intervention. >> general hamm, general dempsey and i felt very strongly that we could not put forces at r
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
next which country could be the first to unleash cyber terrorism in america? the pentagon gives a warning. >> plus you've heard about these controversial ads that went up in metro stations this week. now we're getting a look at the counter-campaign. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. dit's just that simple, i mean, needit's a no brainer.and. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland. under the president's policies, middle income am
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
puts the u.s. forces in a very tight spot because the pentagon claims training afghans to protect their own country is the crucial part of what's left of the u.s. mission there jennifer griffin is with us from the pentagon tonight. jennifer, just last week we were reporting that they were not going to do these things anymore and now all of a sudden more americans are dead of the exact same thing. >> well, general allen essentially reversed his decision after 10 days. essentially because calling off these joint patrols called in to question the entire exit strategy. there is no real way to protect troops from this insider threat. this helmet cam video shows a u.s. soldier recently under fire. he was actually shot but not killed in kunar province. it was a more straightforward fire fight than the kind of attack causing most of the deaths now. in fact, the suicide bomber today that killed 14 was reportedly dressed in an afghan police uniform here is general alan. >> recognizes this is a vulnerability. in iraq the signature weapon system that we hadn't seen before was the ied. we had
Oct 29, 2012 12:00am EDT
american surveillance plan the pentagon has just told them an american surveillance plan has been shot down over cuba. kennedy has the tape recording will and he gets on the phone and talks to bobby kennedy while he is still in the room and kennedy at this point is thinking okay the plan has been shot down now what do we do. do we do air strikes and the political pressure when this comes out so it is more or less a remarkable moment that you get to hear the president in real time struggling through okay now what do we do. dewey retaliate and said no plans over and bachelder fields or something like that that would redefine the crisis it was a false alarm they had to scramble to but they have shot down an american plane but you get to these windows and get a remarkable sense of what kennedy is facing and you get a sense of how close military action was in this period. >> host: kennedy was acutely fearful of escalation of how future generations would look if the had lost control of the situation as it happened in 1941 with nuclear weapons and the 27th to shoot down the offending mis
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
know, in july, a pentagon evaluators had concluded that a competing radio by general dynamics was having problems and performance issues. the army started to acquire some of your radios in lieu of some of the radios that were having problems. it appears that the pentagon has awarded a $250 million contract for 3700 radios. what's next for you with regard to what is called the h jitters joint tactical radio system contract. >> let me just tell you that harris corporation is still a major provider of capability to the united states army and to other parts of the department of defense. the jts program, since the last time we talked 18 months ago has changed significantly. what has really come across in that program is that the importance of including nondevelopmental item products like the two that we have in front of us here into the mix. i don't know very much about the pending low rate initial production award, that gd may be getting, but it's a natural part of the hms program as it starts to wind down. but i think what we will see is that as that program goes forward, just like i
Oct 21, 2012 8:00am EDT
realtime facial recognition system that troops can use on the move. but first, the pentagon's new cyber strategy unveiled this month by defense secretary leon panetta makes it clear the u.s. military will take preemptive action if it detects a potential cyber attack that would kill americans or devastate american infrastructure. the aim is to make the threat of counterattack a powerful deterrent. is this the right cyber strategy for america? here with answers is irving la- chow the director of the program on u.s. national security in the information age at the the cent for new american security. irving welcome to the program. >> thank you very much. >> what's the importance of this statement especially at this time? >> i think secretary panetta had two goals in mind in issuing the statement. the first is a message to the adversaries around the world that the united states has the means and the will to defend itself. to take action if necessary, including preemptive action, and to respond if it should need to including by using cyber means. i think secretary panetta also intended t
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